Fees & Scholarships


Registration Fees Assessed Once per Academic Year

Registration Fee


Additional Family Member Fee


Private Lessons (per half hour/hour)

Professor (Master's/Doctorate's Level)



Community Teacher



Student Teacher (College Music Education Major)



*Payment plans and financial assistance are available. Please email the CMS at to receive more information.

**Please note: Dr. Amber Peterson's rate is $18/half-hour.

*16.5% of all fees are for administration and building expenses.

Missed Lesson/Makeup Lesson Policy

CMS Exit Policy

Payment Schedule Deadlines-Fall 2019

You have the choice of paying for your lessons weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. ​If you would prefer to pay for the entire semester, please contact the Director at

Group Class Fees

Each group class has different fees and should be clarified when you enroll for one of our classes. 

If you have questions about specific group classes or your current fees, please email us as

online payments





Pay your Community Music School Fees online!

In an effort to streamline our business practices and to help make paying for your child's lessons easy and convenient, we are now offering online payments. 

Please note: Online payments will be assessed a $.50 fee for processing. Please add $.50 to  your payment. Thank you!

Click here to make a payment

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